Jared Sullinger joined the Celtics three years ago, eager to learn what the veterans could teach him. Now, at age 22, it's his turn to lead the less experienced.
The Celtics continue to maintain that Rajon Rondo's part of their long-term plans, and they want to re-sign the soon-to-be free agent.
2yOne thing you didn't see out of the Celtics on Tuesday night was consistency. Count Rajon Rondo as one of the guilty ones.
2yThere was uncertainty whether Al Horford would play against the Celtics this series. In Game 5 though, Horford showed up in a big way. He was the difference.
2yPrior to the start of Game 5, A. Sherrod Blakely keyed in on a few things to watch as the game unfolds. Now, he's back with how those points played out.
2yIt looks like the funeral procession for the Atlanta Hawks will have to wait as the Hawks come alive in the nick of time to extend their season with an 87-86 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of their best-of-seven series.
2yAlthough the Hawks are switching things up on their end, it's not going to cause the Celtics to do anything different on defense.
2yIt hasn't been so easy in the past
2yJoe Johnson is not happy with the way things are going for the Hawks. He thinks the addition of Al Horford to the starting lineup might help -- but he's not sure.